Category Archives: rant

Protected: You won’t beleive how secure Cisco is!

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RedNectar’s Guide for writing Exam Questions

I feel your pain. You are sitting another [insert name of favourite vendor here] exam, and you come across a question that is just not written clearly, where the examiner has not made the question clear. And so, you begin … Continue reading

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Zoom Support Warning

This is a courtesy announcement for any followers or vistors about Zoom Support.

Zoom Support is, from the evidence so far, non-existent
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USB-A for Apple Magic Mouse – Apple, you’ve GOT to be joking!

I have just bought a Magic Mouse 2. I bought my Mac Book Pro in 2016. The instructions in th MM2 say “To Pair you mouse with your Mac, use the Lightning to USB cable that came with your Mouse”. … Continue reading

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MS Community Robot Finds Word Tables Offensive

I posted this question on the Micsoft Community board and in the course of the following discussion, I posted this picture of a MS Table with the Language incorrectly set. But suddenly, it was removed from my discussion.  Replaced by … Continue reading

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Why have WordPress made it soooo hard to follow someone?

 I won’t start a tirade of things you STILL can’t do on WP, but I am going to have a whinge about one feature you have obscured. Continue reading

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Conditional Page Break in MS Word

Background For many years I have put up with using MS Word’s Insert | Break | Section Break (Odd Page) (now Layout | Breaks | Section Breaks | Odd Page in Word 2016) to force a page break when you want … Continue reading

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I Bought a MS Surface Book, so now I’m really P…d off with Apple

Because if Apple had kept up its history of innovation in Personal Computers, Apple Laptops would now be shipping with touch-screens and stylus pencils. Continue reading

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WordPress Changed their editor – and it sucks

Welcome to the keyhole. Trying to edit/create a blog post using WordPress just got harder (as if it wasn’t hard enough already!) When I go to create a page, the first thing you notice is that you have to edit … Continue reading

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Damn you Microsoft and your forced reboot! HOW DARE YOU!

I’ve just lost 30mins (at least) of work.  I was was in the middle of doing a complicated install of a virtual machine (I was installing FreeBSD on a QEMU virtual machine) and documenting each step.  All of a sudden, … Continue reading

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